Northern Wisconsin Hiking, Biking, and Horseback Riding

Discover the Joys of Hiking and Biking in Northern Wisconsin!

Northern Wisconsin Hiking: Wildlife ObservationsThe Phelps Ski/Hiking Trail is an easy hiking trail that the whole family can enjoy. There are also miles of rural roads in and around Phelps that provide safe walking and biking right from your resort, campground, or vacation home.

The Chequamegon-Nicolet forest provides many more miles of dirt roads for hiking and mountain biking in Northern Wisconsin. Choose from over 800 miles of hiking trails that wind through wilderness areas and traverse along lakes, rivers, and forests.

Great Headwaters Trails is also working to develop 40 miles of community walking and biking trails near the headwaters of the Wisconsin River by 2020.

Hiking Trails in Vilas County, WisconsinThe silent sports trails of the GHT System will connect four town centers in eastern Vilas County, including Phelps. Check back to see the progress of this Northern Wisconsin biking trail system.

Hiking and Bike Trails Abound in Vilas County

Silent sports trails in Vilas County offers the most breathtaking scenery, due to the abundance of lakes interspersed among beautiful woodlands. There are a number of paved trails and many miles of road available for hiking, biking, and mountain biking throughout Vilas County.

The Nicolet State Trail also meanders for more than 89 miles through the Nicolet National Forest.

Experience Northern Wisconsin Horseback Riding and Camping

Northern Wisconsin Horseback RidingQuiet roads running through the Nicolet National Forest offer scenic areas for horseback riding. You can even plan camping trips with your horses!

View Northern Wisconsin horseback riding trails and horse camping information in the Chequamegon-Nicolet Forest.

You will find several horseback riding stables close to Phelps, in Eagle River, WI: Pine Point Riding Stables and Rocking W Stable.

Horseback riding lessons are available at PineRidge Equestrian Center, as well as the Great Northern Riding Club, both in Eagle River, Wisconsin.


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Northern Wisconsin Hiking and Biking Trails: More Links and Information

Northern Wisconsin Hiking: Bird WatchingPhelps Area Hiking Trails

Northern Wisconsin Hiking, Biking, and Horseback Riding Trails

Hiking Trails in Vilas County

Northwoods Biking in Vilas County, Wisconsin

Wisconsin Trail Etiquette and Safety Guidelines

Discover Fantastic Silent Sport Opportunities in Phelps!